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Salud Pública de México

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NAROD, Steven A  y  RODRIGUEZ, Adriana A. Genetic predisposition for breast cancer: BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Salud pública Méx [online]. 2011, vol.53, n.5, pp. 420-429. ISSN 0036-3634.

The discovery of genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 has led to the introduction of genetic tests more complex every time for the evaluation ofthehereditarycancerrisk,amongothers.In the present paper we explore the criteria to decide when to run the testing for the genes, as well as the implications for the treatment of patients who are identified with them.

Palabras llave : oncogenes; genetics; breast neoplasms; BRCA1; BRCA2.

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